Re: DB Appliance: the attack of the clones

From: Noons <>
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 22:33:39 +1000
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Mladen Gogala wrote,on my timestamp of 24/09/2011 5:26 AM:

> I don't see the appliance as very successful on the low end. It's still a
> hefty two node RAC, licensed per CPU.

It's not expandable, it cannot be upgraded (patching software is NOT upgrading!), it cannot scale horizontally and it doesn't have enough capacity to be a single storage solution for even a mid-sized business. Looks to me like a fail..
Yeah, sure: lots of blogging about it. What else would be expected? It's a marketing campaign, not a product. Received on Sun Sep 25 2011 - 07:33:39 CDT

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